Hurricane tracker for Sandy

Posted to Maps  |  Tags:  |  Nathan Yau

The New York Times has an updated version of their hurricane tracker up with map, satellite, and radar views. Stay safe, east coasters.

See also the live wind map by Martin Wattenberg and Fernanda Viegas, which has proven useful a couple of times this year.

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